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Unit of Study HUM00271 - Unruly Subjects: Citizenship (2019)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate the importance of a historical perspective on citizenship
2 demonstrate an understanding of contemporary theories of citizenship and the relevance of those theories in relation to systems of power/knowledge
3 recognise conflicts generated by issues of political subjection and the reciprocal obligations of the state
4 demonstrate an understanding of some of the ways in which citizenship is negotiated on an international, national, local, group and personal level
5 recognise the intersections between gender, sexuality, class, race, ability and ethnic identity in cultural practices inscribed within an institutional setting
6 demonstrate an understanding of the intersection between different forms of truth and the context in which they are articulated.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate the importance of a historical perspective on citizenship
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  2. demonstrate an understanding of contemporary theories of citizenship and the relevance of those theories in relation to systems of power/knowledge
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  3. recognise conflicts generated by issues of political subjection and the reciprocal obligations of the state
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  4. demonstrate an understanding of some of the ways in which citizenship is negotiated on an international, national, local, group and personal level
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  5. recognise the intersections between gender, sexuality, class, race, ability and ethnic identity in cultural practices inscribed within an institutional setting
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
    • GA7:
  6. demonstrate an understanding of the intersection between different forms of truth and the context in which they are articulated.
    • GA4:
    • GA7:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.